- The Washington Times - Wednesday, October 18, 2000


Association of the U.S. Army meeting all day The Association of the U.S. Army holds its annual meeting. Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 703/841-4300.

Women and politics 2 p.m. The Beverly LaHaye Institute presents its second annual Veritas Policy Forum, "Women and Election 2000." Location: Capitol, Room HC-5. Contact: 202/289-4182.


11 a.m. Attends a memorial service for sailors killed in the attack on the USS Cole, Pier 12, Norfolk Naval Station.


Travels to Kansas City, Mo. and Flint, Mich.


8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases the consumer price index for September 2000. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.


Meets at 10 a.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


5:30 p.m. Judiciary Committee marks up pending legislation, including a resolution for personal appearance subpoena pursuant to Rule 26 to the Energy Department regarding Secretary Bill Richardson, and the Motor Vehicle Franchise Contract Arbitration Fairness Act of 2000. Location: Capitol, Room S-216. Contact: 202/224-5225.


Meets at 10 a.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


10 a.m. Government Reform, government management, information, and technology subcommittee holds hearing on the "Freedmen's Bureau Records Preservation Act: Are These Reconstruction Era Records Being Protected?" Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. contact: 202/225-5074.

10 a.m. International Relations Committee holds a hearing on the developments in Western Europe. Location: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5021.


Association of the U.S. Army meeting all day The Association of the U.S. Army holds its annual meeting.

Highlights noon Gen. Henry Shelton, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, speaker, Sustaining Members Luncheon.

Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 703/841-4300.

Phenylketonuria conference 9 a.m. The National Institutes of Health holds a conference on phenylketonuria screening and management.

Highlights 1 p.m. News conference.

Location: Natcher Conference Center, Building 45, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-1767 or 301/496-4819.

Sarajevo reforesting announcement 9:30 a.m. The White House Millennium Council, the Agriculture Department and the Salt Lake City Organizing Committee for the Olympic Winter Games of 2002 hold a news conference to announce an effort to reforest Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and to encourage tree planting worldwide. Location: Indian Treaty Room, Room 474, Eisenhower Old Executive Office Building. Contact: 202/395-2000.

D.C. voting rights strategy meeting 9:30 a.m. The Mayor's Office and the D.C. Council host a meeting to disclose D.C. voting rights strategy. A news conference follows immediately after the meeting. Mayor Anthony A. Williams and D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, both Democrats, participate. Location: Room 1030 South, One Judiciary Square, 441 Fourth St. NW. Contact: 202/225-8050.

American primacy forum 10:30 a.m. The Brookings Institution presents a forum titled "American Primacy: We're No. 1, Now What?" regarding foreign policy challenges for the next president. Location: Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/797-6105.

Teamsters news conference 11 a.m. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters and AirTran Airways hold a news conference to sign a new five-year contract. Location: 25 Louisiana Ave. NW. Contact: 202/624-6911.

Dedication ceremony 11 a.m. The White House Historical Association holds a ceremony to dedicate the 200th Anniversary White House commemorative stamp. Location: White House Visitors Center, 1450 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/585-2130.

National Board of Professional Teaching Standards briefing 11 a.m. The National Board of Professional Teaching Standards holds a news conference to release an "Accomplished Teacher Validation Study," which explores the link between national board certified teachers and student learning. Location: Charles Sumner School, 1201 17th St. NW. Contact: 703/465-2700.

Education appropriations news conference 11 a.m. Reps. Major R. Owens, New York Democrat, and James E. Clyburn, South Carolina Democrat, hold a news conference on education appropriations. Location: House Radio/TV Gallery. Contact: 202/225-6231 or 202/225-3315.

League of Conservation Voters news conference 11 a.m. The League of Conservation Voters holds a news conference to unveil television ads targeting Senate candidate George F. Allen for a poor environmental record. Location: Alexandria City Marina, Old Torpedo Factory, foot of King Street, Alexandria. Contact: 202/785-8683, Ext. 587.

Ribbon-cutting ceremony noon The Enterprise Foundation holds a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening for the mixed-income Wheeler Creek Estates housing project being developed at the former Valley Green public housing and Skytower subsidized housing sites. Mayor Anthony A. Williams and Franklin Raines, CEO of Fannie Mae, participate. Location: Wheeler Creek Estates Senior Center, 900 Varney St. SE. Contact: 410/772-2444.

Steel trade legislation news conference 2 p.m. Reps. Peter Visclosky, Indiana Democrat, and Alan Mollohan, West Virginia Democrat, hold a news conference on steel trade legislation. Location: Capitol, House Triangle. Contact: 202/255-2461 or 202/225-4172.

Ribosome symposium 2 p.m. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) presents the Wednesday Afternoon 2000-2001 NIH Director's Lecture Series, The Dewitt Stetten Jr. Symposium, "Revealing the Ribosome." The speakers are Dr. Ada E. Yonath, Weizmann Institute of Science; Dr. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology; and Dr. Peter B. Moore, Yale University. Location: Masur Auditorium, Building 10, NIH, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-1767.

Rally 5 p.m. The District of Columbia Nurses Association holds a rally and march in support of the nurses striking at Washington Hospital Center and in support of nurses working at D.C. General Hospital. Location: Plymouth Congregational Church, 5301 North Capitol St. NW. Contact: 202/244-2705 or 202/966-2700.

Health communications lecture 6:30 p.m. The David A. Winston Health Policy Fellowship sponsors a lecture on "Health Communications at Internet Speed: Recipe for Disaster or Better Care?" The speaker is George Strait, senior vice president of content for DrSpock.com. Location: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/638-6107.

Press and the presidency discussion 7 p.m. The Freedom Forum's Newseum presents "The Press and the Presidency," a review of the presidential debates, Campaign 2000 media coverage and ins and outs of covering the White House. Benjamin C. Bradlee, former executive editor of The Washington Post, and Helen Thomas, Hearst News Service columnist and former UPI White House correspondent, participate. Location: 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Contact: 703/284-3766.

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